Bears Hug

Horse Profile & Form

Form: 4-90677
Age: 4Sex: GWeight: 9st 11lbs
Owner: D D Ryan Trainer: A Sexton Last ridden by: S T McCullagh
Preferred tracks: Dundalk, Gowran Park, Roscommon
Races 14
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Win % 7%
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Places 5
Win % 4%

Bears Hug Previous Races

5th

Roscommon

15 August 2022 at 20:30

Sean Cleary Memorial Handicap (47-70)

Horse: Bears Hug
Trainer: A Sexton
Jockey: S T McCullagh
Finished: 5thBeaten by: 3/4 lengthSP: 6/1Weight: 9st 11lbs
Mid-division, ridden in 7th 2f out, 5th 1f out, no impression
Race winner: Firstman
7th

Tramore

13 August 2022 at 18:30

Strand Inn Dunmore Handicap (47-65)

Horse: Bears Hug
Trainer: A Sexton
Jockey: Mr J J Slevin
Finished: 7thBeaten by: NeckSP: 16/1Weight: 10st 4lbs
Tracked leaders, 3rd halfway, pushed along in 5th 2f out, soon ridden and no impression from over 1f out
Race winner: Wojood
11th

Sligo

10 July 2022 at 13:35

Killyhevlin Lakeside Hotel & Lodges Maiden Hurdle

Horse: Bears Hug
Trainer: A Sexton
Jockey: Mr R J Condon
Finished: 11thBeaten by: 13 lengthsSP: 12/1Weight: 11st 7lbs
Rear of mid-division, 10th after 4th, 9th before 3 out where not fluent, soon under pressure and ridden, weakened and detached 2 out where jumped left
Race winner: As Tears Go By
4th

Roscommon

4 July 2022 at 19:00

Larry O'Farrelly Memorial Maiden Hurdle

Horse: Bears Hug
Trainer: A Sexton
Jockey: Mr R J Condon
Finished: 4thBeaten by: 3 lengthsSP: 20/1Weight: 11st 8lbs
Tracked leaders, ridden in 3rd 3 out, no impression on leaders next, 4th at last, no extra
Race winner: Amir Kabir
7th

Curragh

24 June 2022 at 19:53

Hollywoodbets We're Here To Take Over Handicap (50-75)

Horse: Bears Hug
Trainer: A Sexton
Jockey: S T McCullagh
Finished: 7thBeaten by: 3/4 lengthSP: 33/1Weight: 9st 10lbs
Towards rear, ridden and effort on outer over 1f out, ran on well closing stages, nearest at finish
Race winner: Dunum
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Limerick

11 June 2022 at 16:25

Limerick Racecourse Handicap (47-70)

6th

Listowel

4 June 2022 at 14:50

Shay Rooney Handicap (47-75) (Div 1)

Horse: Bears Hug
Trainer: A Sexton
Jockey: M A Gallagher
Finished: 6thBeaten by: 3/4 lengthSP: 50/1Weight: 10st 0lbs
Mid-division, lost place after 2f, 8th 2 1/2f out, ridden 1 1/2f out, progress under 1f out, kept on without threatening
Race winner: Bobby K
17th

Leopardstown

6 April 2022 at 17:20

Leopardstown Handicap (50-80)

Horse: Bears Hug
Trainer: A Sexton
Jockey: M A Gallagher
Finished: 17thBeaten by: 3 1/2 lengthsSP: 66/1Weight: 9st 12lbs
Prominent and led after 1f, pushed along and headed entering straight, no extra from 1 1/2f out, weakened
Race winner: Mutasarref
9th

Naas

27 March 2022 at 14:05

Smooth Daddy At Compas Stallions Handicap

Horse: Bears Hug
Trainer: A Sexton
Jockey: M A Gallagher
Finished: 9thBeaten by: 2 3/4 lengthsSP: 50/1Weight: 9st 6lbs
Dwelt, soon tracked leaders, pushed along and lost place halfway, no extra 2f out
Race winner: Lord Dudley
16th

Navan

5 March 2022 at 13:40

Race Displays Maiden Hurdle (Div 2)

Horse: Bears Hug
Trainer: A Sexton
Jockey: Mr J J Slevin
Finished: 16thBeaten by: 3/4 lengthSP: 50/1Weight: 11st 7lbs
Tracked leaders, bumped at 1st, ridden 3 out, weakened
Race winner: Global Export
16th

Punchestown

31 December 2021 at 12:45

Join Tote.ie 3-Y-O Maiden Hurdle

Horse: Bears Hug
Trainer: A Sexton
Jockey: C A Landers
Finished: 16thBeaten by: 4 1/4 lengthsSP: 150/1Weight: 11st 2lbs
Chased leaders and keen hold early, led 4th, headed after 4 out, no extra before 2 out, weakened
Race winner: Pied Piper
4th

Dundalk

15 December 2021 at 18:30

Story Of Dundalk Stadium Book Buy Online Apprentice Rated Race

Horse: Bears Hug
Trainer: A Sexton
Jockey: J Coen
Finished: 4thBeaten by: 1/2 lengthSP: 10/1Weight: 9st 7lbs
Led or disputed lead, ridden 2f out, under pressure and headed over 100 yards out, no extra
Race winner: Annexation
8th

Dundalk

3 December 2021 at 18:30

BetVictor Casino Handicap

Horse: Bears Hug
Trainer: A Sexton
Jockey: D E Sheehy
Finished: 8thBeaten by: 1 lengthSP: 50/1Weight: 8st 6lbs
Soon in touch on outer, dropped to 6th halfway, 5th 3f out, came wide entering straight, lost place and weakened 1 1/2f out
Race winner: Golden Twilight
1st

Dundalk

15 October 2021 at 20:15

Book Online At DundalkStadium.com Maiden

Horse: Bears Hug
Trainer: K Prendergast
Jockey: C D Hayes
Finished: 1stSP: 6/1Weight: 9st 7lbs
Broke well, soon tracked leader, 2nd halfway, strongly challenged leader 1 1/2f out, ridden to lead narrowly 1f out, kept on best under pressure
Race winner: Bears Hug
11th

Dundalk

12 July 2021 at 14:10

Hollywoodbets Supports Irish Racing Handicap

Horse: Bears Hug
Trainer: K Prendergast
Jockey: C D Hayes
Finished: 11thBeaten by: 1 lengthSP: 3/1Weight: 10st 0lbs
Chased leaders on outer, lost position halfway, ridden towards rear 3f out, no extra 2f out
Race winner: Puerto De Vega
5th

Curragh

25 June 2021 at 19:45

Holden Plant Rentals Handicap (50-75)

Horse: Bears Hug
Trainer: K Prendergast
Jockey: S T McCullagh
Finished: 5thBeaten by: 1 1/4 lengthSP: 10/1Weight: 9st 4lbs
Prominent, challenged in 2nd from over 3f out, soon on terms, led over 2f out, strongly pressed over 1f out, soon headed and one pace
Race winner: Magic Chegaga
3rd

Gowran Park

13 June 2021 at 17:30

Xenon Security Apprentice Handicap

Horse: Bears Hug
Trainer: K Prendergast
Finished: 3rdBeaten by: 1/2 lengthSP: 12/1Weight: 9st 6lbs
Rear of mid-division, ridden in 9th on inner 2f out, went 5th 1f out, kept on without threatening in 3rd close home
Race winner: Moddy Poddle
3rd

Dundalk

10 April 2021 at 17:00

DundalkStadium.com Maiden

Horse: Bears Hug
Jockey: C D Hayes
Finished: 3rdBeaten by: 3 1/4 lengthsSP: 6/1Weight: 9st 7lbs
Chased leaders, pushed along in 6th 2f out, ridden in 6th 1f out, kept on without threatening in 3rd inside final furlong, not trouble leaders
Race winner: Ozymandis
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Dundalk

23 October 2020 at 19:15

Irish EBF Median Sires Series Maiden (Plus 10)

5th

Dundalk

23 October 2020 at 18:15

Irish EBF Median Sires Series Maiden (Plus 10)

Horse: Bears Hug
Finished: 5thBeaten by: 1 3/4 lengthSP: 16/5Weight: 9st 0lbs
Pushed along briefly early, soon tracked leaders, 5th approaching halfway and closed up, effort straight, one pace final furlong
Race winner: Soaring Sky
3rd

Dundalk

9 October 2020 at 17:00

Irish EBF Median Sires Series (C & G) Maiden (Plus 10)

Horse: Bears Hug
Finished: 3rdBeaten by: NeckSP: 4/1Weight: 9st 2lbs
Tracked leaders, 5th halfway, switched right early straight, soon switched left and effort, kept on without matching front pair inside final furlong
Race winner: Hale Bopp
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Dundalk

25 September 2020 at 18:45

Foran Equine Irish EBF Auction Maiden (Plus 10)

3rd

Dundalk

25 September 2020 at 17:45

Foran Equine Irish EBF Auction Maiden (Plus 10)

Horse: Bears Hug
Finished: 3rdBeaten by: 1/2 lengthSP: 33/1Weight: 9st 5lbs
Chased leaders, effort behind horses straight, switched left over 1f out, kept on without matching front pair inside final furlong
Race winner: Inca Prince

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